REACTION TYPES

By: Madeline Cripe

Synthesis

Definition: chemical synthesis is a purposeful execution of chemical reactions to obtain a product, or several products.


A+B --> AB

Decomposition

Definition: separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance



AB ---> A+B

Single Replacement

Definition: Single displacement reactions are reactions where one reactant replaces part of the other.




A+BC---->AC+B

Double Replacment

Definition: Double displacement reactions are reactions where part of one reactant is replaced by part of another reactant.

AB + CD → AD + CB


Combustion

Definition: Combustion is a chemical reaction chemical that occurs between a fuel and an oxidizing agent that produces energy, usually in the form of heat and light.



CH(O) +O2----> CO2+H2O

Redox

Definition: Any chemical reaction which involves oxidation and reduction.



"Leo goes ger" (Lose Electrons Oxidation)

(Gain Electons Reduction)